City: Wakeman, Ohio
County: Huron, Ohio
Date of Accident: July 15, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2006 KW Truck / 2006 Mercury Grand Am
A 59-year-old woman sustained injuries in a crash that occurred on July 15, 2013, at approximately 1:00 pm police reported. The reports further stated that a 43-year-old man of Woodsfield, Ohio, was driving a 2006 KW truck east on State Route 303. The woman, Ilene E. Grapes was driving a 2006 Mercury Grand Am full-size car, north on State Route 60. The driver of the truck allegedly failed to yield from a stop sign at State Route 60 and drove into the lane of travel of the car and struck it. The woman was treated at the scene and the man charged. Three occupants of both vehicles, Merle R. Lingenfelter 73, Kaden L. Tomlin 10 and Lori J. Winker 54 were not hurt. Fitzgerald’s towed the car.
Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved drivers’ failure to yield accounted for 12,165, while those which were angle crashes were 21,458 which resulted in injuries in 2010. Wakeman had a population of 951 in 2011. They had 0 injury crashes that resulted in 0 injuries. Those accidents which involved tractor/semi-trailers amounted to 1,875 which resulted in injuries. Stop signs were a contributing factor in 7,331 injury crashes in Ohio in 2010. Those accidents which involved full-sized vehicles were 13,554 which caused injuries.